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Arginine Vasopressin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Arginine Vasopressin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.631.692.781.100
D12.644.400.900.100
D12.644.456.925.100
D12.644.548.691.692.781.100
D12.776.631.650.937.100
Unique ID
D001127
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001127
Scope Note
The predominant form of mammalian antidiuretic hormone. It is a nonapeptide containing an ARGININE at residue 8 and two disulfide-linked cysteines at residues of 1 and 6. Arg-vasopressin is used to treat DIABETES INSIPIDUS or to improve vasomotor tone and BLOOD PRESSURE.
Entry Term(s)
Arg-Vasopressin
Argipressin
Argipressin Tannate
Vasopressin, Arginine
Pharm Action
Hemostatics
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Antidiuretic Agents
Registry Number
113-79-1
Related Numbers
4R069M4O1P
CAS Type 1 Name
Cys-Tyr-Phe-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Arg-Gly-NH2, cyclic 1-6 disulfide
Previous Indexing
Arginine (1966-1974)
Vasopressins (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
2007; see ARGIPRESSIN 1979-2006
History Note
2007 (1979)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Arginine Vasopressin Preferred
Argipressin Tannate Narrower
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